Author(s): Ruth Naumann
DoP 2009 - revised edition Originally published - 1990 A-4 /56pp Later waves of immigrants came to settle in New Zealand in the 19th & 20th centuries. Many came here from societies where life was often harsh, especially for the poor and landless. They wanted to better themselves and they wanted to own land. The migration , settlement, life and interaction of British and other cultural groups in New Zealand over time is Essential Learning for the Social Sciences curriculum.
To better themselves -- Tabling and graphing tauiwi -- Immigrants from Britain -- Getting organised -- A voyage of luck -- Change in housing -- Finding a job -- The land gave them sheep runs -- The land gave them gold -- Changing family fortunes -- But they're different to us -- Looking at cartoons -- The land gave them kauri gum -- You are a gum-digger -- Immigrants from Dalmatia -- Pioneering females -- Women win the vote -- Hard work and worry -- Long journeys to new land -- Bush settlers -- The prize was land of their own -- From the Netherlands -- Refugee immigrants -- Pacific Island immigrants -- Later Asian immigration -- Impact of tauiwi -- Local study.